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Genres

Documentary

1982-Present
NOTE: Documentary as sub-genre of Non-Fiction.
Large format (ex. Everest), concert (music, ex. Woodstock, and comedy, ex. Raw) , compilation (ex. That's Entertainment) and reality TV movies (ex. Jackass) omitted. Hybrids (ex. Never Say Never) are included.



Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1200, #1201-1229
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 59 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
2 241 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
3 495 Stevie Nicks - In Your Dreams Abr. $103,028 76 n/a - 3/31/13
4 95 It Might Get Loud SPC $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
5 70 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
6 91 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
7 98 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
8 108 Marley Magn. $1,413,480 73 $262,004 42 4/20/12
9 69 Samsara Osci. $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
10 88 Every Little Step SPC $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
11 97 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
12 118 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
13 320 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
14 60 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
15 132 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
16 134 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
17 77 Riding Giants SPC $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
18 104 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
19 185 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
20 188 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
21 412 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
22 153 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
23 218 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
24 120 Gonzo Magn. $1,252,100 59 $191,942 26 7/4/08
25 138 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
26 182 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
27 265 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
28 61 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
29 105 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
30 148 Tyson SPC $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
31 151 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
32 179 Muscle Shoals Magn. $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
33 192 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
34 85 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
35 135 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
36 290 Morning Light BV $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
37 125 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
38 235 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
39 113 Chasing Ice SD $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
40 174 The Big One Mira. $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
41 112 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
42 144 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
43 136 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
44 229 Sound City Vari. $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
45 680 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 50 $45,000 50 3/8/13
46 93 Black Diamond Rush WM $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
47 94 Senna PDA $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
48 55 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
49 347 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
50 421 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
51 76 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
52 107 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
53 126 Festival Express Think $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
54 130 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
55 594 Cool It RAtt. $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
56 672 The Hip Hop Project Think $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
57 273 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $305,036 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
58 72 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
59 149 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
60 267 West of Memphis SPC $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
61 67 My Architect NYer $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
62 140 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
63 164 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
64 172 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
65 86 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
66 110 The Celluloid Closet SPC $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
67 212 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
68 277 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
69 178 Tabloid IFC $696,921 37 $91,201 14 7/15/11
70 206 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
71 423 Thunder Soul RAtt. $143,986 37 $51,260 35 9/23/11
72 119 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
73 332 A Place at the Table Magn. $231,378 35 $92,257 35 3/1/13
74 102 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
75 204 The Art of the Steal IFC $544,890 34 $39,019 3 2/26/10
76 34 Jerusalem NGE $4,979,579 33 n/a - 9/13/13
77 177 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
78 231 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
79 307 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
80 593 Rock School PicH $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
81 90 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
82 115 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
83 146 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
84 158 Bill W. P124 $809,590 31 n/a - 5/18/12
85 240 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
86 68 Freeriders WM $2,750,064 30 $264,548 11 10/20/98
87 181 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $686,152 30 $35,563 3 6/9/95
88 339 Into the Abyss IFC $223,880 30 $47,559 12 11/11/11
89 127 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
90 143 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
91 191 The Filth and the Fury FL $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
92 216 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
93 53 The Corporation Zeit. $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
94 114 Hearts of Darkness Trit $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
95 159 The Tillman Story Wein. $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
96 215 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
97 279 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
98 31 Flying Monsters NGE $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
99 137 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $1,017,579 27 $63,700 3 9/21/12
100 150 Particle Fever Abr. $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,089,544----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$904,83748$134,49127-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,677,334----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,283,8671,568$8,879,1871,551-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1200, #1201-1229


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Liv & Ingmar Jan. 12/13/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/24/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15